Community Events

Are you a District 6 community based organization/association hosting a community day, youth conference, seminar or fundraiser?
Promote it here on the District 6 Community Events page!

Submit your event flyers/graphics and verbiage via email to no less than thirty (30) days from the commencement of your event.

PLEASE NOTE:  All events are subject to approval prior to promotion on the District 6 Community Events page.

The District Heights Family & Youth Services Bureau Presents "Your LIFE Matters",
A Series of Workshops for Youth/Young Adults (February - June, 2017)

The District Heights Family & Youth Services Bureau prides itself in creating programs that are beneficial
to all participants and actively work to create and implement new programs that pro-actively help the
District Heights community prosper. "Your LIFE Matters" is one such example of ongoing programming that promotes positive youth development.  The community is encouraged to explore one of the following workshops:
College Matters

March 27th from 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Commissioners Chambers
District Heights Municipal Building
2000 Marbury Drive
District Heights, MD 20747


Kindness Matters

April 17 – 21, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Commissioners Chambers
District Heights Municipal Building
2000 Marbury Drive
District Heights, MD 20747

COST: $20

Career Matters

June 9, 2017
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Commissioners Chambers
District Heights Municipal Building
2000 Marbury Drive
District Heights, MD 20747


For more information on any of these events and/or to register, please contact
301-336-7600 or email

Gethsemane United Methodist Church presents 13th Film
Viewing & Discussion (4/8/2017, 2:00 PM)

Join Gethsemane United Methodist Church invites the community to a viewing of Ava Duvernay’s Oscar-nominated documentary 13th, which explores slavery, Jim Crow, and criminalization as links in a chain of racial inequality.

Following the screening, clergy and community organizers will lead a discussion on the role of faith communities
in criminal justice reform.

Saturday, April 8, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Gethsemane United Methodist Church
910 Addison Road South
Capitol Heights, MD 20743

For more information, please contact Gethsemane United Methodist Church at 301-336-1219. You may also visit their
website at


FAME Jazz Band Program Application Open!

FAME – Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education, Inc. invites middle and high school
students who live and/or attend school in Prince George’s County, Maryland to apply to its FAME Jazz
Band Program (FJBP). Home schooled students are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be committed to playing their musical instrument and performing jazz music.
FJBP members receive year-round high caliber music instruction, academic and college prep
instruction. They perform on major stages and participate in FAME’s signature music technology
and enrichment programs at the University of Maryland College Park and other area venues.
These services are provided at no cost to participants.  The Artistic Director is international
pianist, songwriter and composer Nat Adderley, Jr.; best known for his work as music director for
music icon Luther Vandross.  FAME’s overall goal is to bring a very diverse group of talented students
together to learn, practice and perform in a dynamic jazz band.

Middle and high school students living and/or attending school in Prince George’s County are eligible
to apply. Home schooled students are also encouraged to apply.  For more information on
the application process, please visit

Auditions will be held April 11 & 12, 2017!

REGISTER NOW:  FAME's Summer Music & Enrichment Programs

Applications are open for Summer Music Technology and Beats, Books & Hooks, two of FAME's (Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education) summer enrichment programs that use music as a basis for engagement.  The programs are designed for rising 7th through 12th grade students and are taught by highly respected music professors, educators and professional musicians.

Students will:

* - Explore cutting edge recording software;
* - Compose music;
* - Development proficiency in computer technology;
* - Produce finished CD and MP3 files to share digitally and publish online;
* - Enjoy master classes with recording artists, engineers and/or producers;
* - Be introduced to the business of music;
* - Learn about education and career opportunities;
* - Learn proper use of social media and other online tools;
* - Receive a certificate of completion;
* - And much more:

Registration is now open and will conclude on May 6, 2017.
** - Date and location specifics can be located on the flier posted above.
** - Early Bird Special available until March 10, 2017.
** - Some financial assistance available.

For more information:

* - Visit:
* - Email:
* - Call:  301-805-5358


FAME Jazz Band Annual Concert (5/7/2017, 5:00pm)

FAME Jazz Band & Nat Adderley, Jr., Artistic Director invites the community to its annual Concert!

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 5:00pm

University of Maryland School of Music
Music Room #2540*
2110 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, MD 20742

Join Host Tracee Wilkins, Prince George’s County Bureau Chief, NBC 4 Washington, for an afternoon of musical stylings from FAME as well as the D.C. Boys Choir under the direction of Eleanor Stewart, Artistic Director.

* - University of Maryland School of Music, College Park
* - Council Chairman Derrick Leon Davis & Prince George’s County Council
* - United Parcel Service (UPS)
* - Wells Fargo Bank
* - PEPCO, an Exelon Company

Free admission for all!  For additional information, contact FAME by email ( or call 301-805-5358.

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